The Doris Miller Family YMCA will have its annual free Halloween Carnival on Wednesday. There will be an outside candy truck and car candy giveaway from 5:30 to 6:00 p.m., an inside carnival and haunted house from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and a cake/prize walk to music from 7:45 to 8:15 p.m. For information call 752-1605.

The Waco Family YMCA Fall Festival will be Tuesday at 6 p.m. For information call 776-6612.

Parkinson’s support

The Parkinson Support Group will have an informational meeting on the menu of Parkinson’s treatments at 3 p.m. Thursday at Community Fellowship Church, 2001 N. Valley Mills Drive.

Alex Armitage, a movement disorder nurse practitioner, will be the speaker.

The event is open to everyone. For more information, call 772-0263.

International adoption

Linda Carol Trotter will present the story behind her international adoption at a program titled, “My Big Fat Greek Adoption,” at 7 p.m. Monday at the West Waco Genealogy Center, 5301 Bosque Blvd.

The event is free. Call 745-0018 for more information.

Diabetes management

The Area Agency on Aging is hosting a six-week class on Type 2 diabetes management, starting Nov. 13 at the Heart of Texas Council of Governments Building, 1514 S. New Road.

Registration is open, and the class is limited to 16 participants. Call 292-1855 for more information.

Coffee with the Principal

Reicher Catholic High School will have a Coffee with the Principal event from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the office, 2102 N. 23rd St.

Current and prospective Reicher parents are welcome to meet with principal Mandy Taylor and meet new vice principal Ed Miller.

Call 752-8349 for more information.

Submit items in printed or typed form to Briefly, P.O. Box 2588, Waco 76702-2588; fax to 757-0302; or email to

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